Tag: Ambient

Progenie Terrestre Pura – U.M.A. Review

If I’m being completely honest, I should probably admit that Progenie Terrestre Pura had me hooked before I ever heard a note of its debut album U.M.A. Not only am I a certified sucker for

Blood Of The Black Owl – Light The Fires Review

Frontiers are borders in reverse. To the extent that the dream of America (that’s largely “America” – the idea, not the country) was that of a radical break from tyranny and tradition, the Western frontier

Spectral Lore – Sentinel Review

Although one-man black metal acts have seemed unusually ripe for mockery over the years, it’s not entirely clear to me why one dude singing songs about Satan, suicide, hobbits, dragons, or suicide by Satanic hobbit

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Horseback – Half Blood Review

Originally written by Ramar Pittance Jenks Miller’s Horseback is a project distinct to our times. That’s not to say the North Carolina-based one-man unit is a definitive voice in 21st century underground music, or even a particularly excellent

Echtra – Paragate Review

originally written by Juho Mikkonen Artists like Echtra are somewhat of a tough pill to swallow for most of the garden variety, denim-vested music buffs. This American one-man band, crafting obscure droning soundscapes in 23-minute

Earth – Angels Of Darkness, Demons Of Light 1 Review

Dylan Carlson’s Earth is the closest thing to a genuine glacier that music can offer. Sure, plenty of other bands take a similarly crawling approach, but Carlson’s project has been inching its way down the mountain

Earth – A Bureaucratic Desire For Extra Capsular Extraction Review

Regardless of which era of Dylan Carlson you prefer to listen to, his music will always have a subtle way of, well, droning over your thoughts. After all, this is the man responsible for inventing

Celestiial – Where Life Springs Eternal Review

Originally written by Jordan Campbell ‘Tis a bit daunting, this attempted dissection of something so subtly evocative. One would be foolish, however, to delve into such waters without expecting a challenge. On Where Life Springs Eternal, Celestiial indeed